Guy P. Demaio

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Guy P. Demaio

March 17, 1938 - November 24, 2018

Guy P. Demaio Guy Patrick Demaio, 80, of South Cedar Street, Mahoningtown, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at UPMC Jameson in New Castle. He was born on March 17, 1938, in Wampum, a son of the late Guy Anthony and Violet (Cini) Demaio. He was married to the late Lucille A. (Copple) Demaio, who died on Nov. 27, 2002.
Mr. Demaio was a Reading and English teacher at Mohawk Jr./Sr. High School, retiring after 38 years. He coached multiple sports at Mohawk and was not only a teacher and coach, but a mentor to many students throughout his career. For his 50-plus years of dedication to softball, Guy was District 9 Commissioner, Central Atlantic Regional Vice President for USA/ASA, was an Olympic Delegate and PAN AM Games softball coach, and was enshrined in the Lawrence County Historical Society Sports Hall of Fame, ASA of Pennsylvania Hall of Fame, USA/ASA of America National Hall of Fame and received numerous awards for his service to softball.
He is survived by three daughters, Angi Marie Condas and husband, Jeff, of New Castle, Patti Ann Kelley and companion, Anthony Gentile, of New Castle, and Marci Lynn Demaio of Pittsburgh; one brother, Larry DeMaio and wife, Mary, of Las Vegas, NV; four grandchildren, Julien DeMaio, Matthew Condas, Patrick Kelley, and Kirk Kelley II; three step-grandchildren; and his companion, Zelda K. Lynch of Anaheim, CA.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Domenica Demaio.
Visitation will be held at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Lucy Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to:
Published on November 25, 2018
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17 posts

Dec 24, 2018
Mr Demaio was a very sweet man and I remember him fondly from high school
He will be sadly missed by our community. God bless
Tim Kirol
Dec 04, 2018
I just read about Guy's passing. He made EVERYONE feel special ! I will never forget sharing the teacher;'s lounge with him and hearing his stories. God bless you Guy Rest in Peace! Tim and Barbara Kirol Seattle
Steve Dimitry
Dec 01, 2018
The one thing I can say that sums up how special this man was is that I am a better person for having been friends with him all these years. There can be no greater tribute that can be said. He was the best - Father, Husband, Companion, and more so, Friend. RIP Guy Demaio. I will never forget you.
bernard fitch
Nov 29, 2018
deepest feelings for a softball great who was kind to all.
Sam Flora
Nov 28, 2018
The Flora family gives there Deepest Sympathies to the Guy DeMaio family!
Mike McGrath
Nov 28, 2018
Great memories of Guy; he was always gracious to our team when we went west to play in Pittsburgh and Ellwood City and New Castle. Along with many other duties, Guy was in charge of classing and reclassing teams year after year in the ASA.
Our prayers and thoughts are with his family. RIP

Mike & Dawn McGrath, Clifton Heights, PA
Pie Rossi
Nov 28, 2018
It is with a heavy heart that I send my deepest sympathy to the family of my FRIEND, Guy Demaio. We met thru softball and remained friends for over 40 years. He leaves as a Softball Legend and many memories to all who knew him. May the perpetual light shine upon him and may he RIP.
Cindi DeMatteo Matis.
Nov 27, 2018
So sorry for your loss. He will always remain in the hearts of student at MHS
Walter Porter
Nov 27, 2018
I was very sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I've known Guy for fifty years and worked with him as an umpire in Erie County as well.
We have lost a great man and I will miss him.

Walt Porter
Dennis Bergamasco
Nov 27, 2018
He was one hellva of a guy. When I was new managing a girl's softball team, he guided me with good advice, always answering my call no matter how often I called. It was an honor knowing him, he was good people.
Debbie Mariotti
Nov 27, 2018
Mr. Demaio was a gentle and very kind person. I had the honor to be a student of his in the 60s and a
fb friend. RIP now with the Angel's, Mr. Demaio.
Terri Dittmer (Metrocavige)
Nov 27, 2018
As a graduate in 1988, Mohawk, I had the joy of having Mr. Demaio as a teacher. He was wonderful to all the students and a mentor to many.
Prayers to his family and friends.
Susan Haggerty Smith
Nov 27, 2018
Sending prayers and sympathy to the family of Mr. Demaio. I had Mr. Demaio as a techer in Mohawk Jr/Sr high school. But in the last 3/4 years he friended me on FB. Such a kind and giving man, he always had kind thoughtful words regarding my Good Morings posts. Some were posts from sites, some were my own flower pictures from my gardens. His kind words got me through some tough dark days, and knowing he had not so good days himself humbled me. I also had a chance to work with his Grandson Julian at Perkins. What a nice young man. Many prayers to his family , sincerely Susan (Haggerty)Smith from Pulaski, Pa
Nancy Stanley
Nov 26, 2018
He was a fine man and one of the Mohawk founders. Rest in peace.
Rick Kozol
Nov 26, 2018
Go rest high on that mountain Mr. Demaio, your time here is complete. Please give Ricky a big hug for me. God bless
Michael bell
Nov 26, 2018
To da family
Thank you for sharing guy with us for 50 years in softball we will miss him so much ⚾ it's time for guy to play for God's softball team God bless you all
Judy Olson
Nov 25, 2018
Worked with Guy at Mohawk for many years.
One fine man. He is missed. Great guy!
Our sincere condolences to each family member.